Elections


National Guard troops tour the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, during a break from reinforcing security, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Some Pennsylvania Guard Troops Will Be In DC Until March

Hundreds of members of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be in Washington for the next two months to help with crowd management, assist with traffic control and perform other duties.

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

The group dances in a marching circle, called the AKA International Stroll.  Members of different chapters of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority gather in front of the Massachusetts State House to celebrate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
‘Excellence Is in Our DNA’: Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

We talked to Alpha Kappa Alpha members on what their fellow sorority sister's inauguration means to them.

Democrat Joe Biden on a campaign stop in his original hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Biden’s Hometown Preps for Inauguration Party Amid Pandemic

Scranton is trying to celebrate native son Joe Biden's presidential inauguration safely.

A Capitol police officer stands at the front entrance of the Pennsylvania Capitol building Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021,  in Harrisburg, Pa. State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
National Guard to Boost Security at PA Capitol

The Capitol will be closed for two days during the inauguration.

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol in Washington. Several of those who attacked the Capitol have been charged, including Robert Sanford, a former Chester Fire Department firefighter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Charges: Former Chester County Firefighter Threw Extinguisher at Capitol Police

The charges are not related to the attack on Officer Brian Sicknick, who was also attacked with a fire extinguisher.

State Sen. Jim Brewster. (Courtesy of Pennsylvania House Democrats)
Sen. Brewster Takes Seat After GOP Sued to Undo Election

The state had certified Brewster's 69-vote victory, but Republicans refused to seat Brewster while a federal court was considering his Republican challenger's lawsuit.